Question about Power Motorcycles
After riding for about 15 minutes, starts running real rough, lose power to all gauges. Bike does not shut off, but if turned off,fires right back up. Have checked all connections. Battery output is at 12.8 volts.
Check the ignition coil. If the coil is tired it will break down, causing rough running and loss of rpm and fuel economy. It's possible that, without consistent spark maintaining sufficient rpm's, the charging system will also struggle which in turn affects other systems. Coils have an average lifespan of about 10 years before they fail to operate properly.
Posted on Oct 03, 2018
after it shuts off, are you able to turn the engine over as if trying to start it? does it just turn over and not fire? or will it turn over at all? if it does turn over after it shuts off, immediately pull the plugs and check for spark. and also see if the plugs are wet with fuel.
Posted on Jun 03, 2009
When there is no charging system operational, the bike will run wih battery in total loss mode. When it gets to a certain point of discharge, the first indication is indeed as you saw, the intruments go blank. There is little power left at this point and need to get home asap!
Either the R/R (rectifier/regulator) and/or the stator is bad - both are unfortunately quite common failures on these bikes.
You can find a diagnosis guide that I personally authored at this site:
Follow those guidelines and you will be able to determine which or both is failed.
Also is a recommendation for a retrofit/upgrade to a better component if you do need to replace the R/R.
Posted on Aug 15, 2009
Set the alarm by holding the key fob button until you see running lights flash twice. Turn off the alarm by pushing the key fob button twice and the lights will flash once.
Posted on Aug 30, 2009
The oil drain us usually a hose with a plug in it that is held by a clip on the frame. It us usually on the right hand side of the bike just behind and underneath the transmission side cover. Loosen the clamp and pull the plug out. The oil will run out of the tank. Replace plug and add new oil to the tank.
Posted on Sep 24, 2009
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